Kasabian and Noel Gallagher to record ‘Walking In The Air’ cover for The Snowman remake

From NME:

Kasabian and Noel Gallagher are rumoured to be recording a cover of ‘Walking In The Air’ for a remake of Christmas classic The Snowman.

The animated film has been remade for Channel 4’s Christmas schedule this year and producers are keen to get an impressive list of musicians involved in the theme tune, first made famous by Aled Jones in 1985. Kasabian and Editors have reportedly been approached and producers are said to be keen to get Noel Gallagher on board.

“The Snowman animated film, from which the song comes, is getting a modern twist and there are a lot of beardy blokes – who remember the film from their childhood – who are really keen to get involved,” a source told The Mirror. “Everybody wants to pay homage to the Yuletide carrot-nosed legend.”

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